Join Us For a Class or Event This April!

March 29, 2019

At Hackensack Meridian Health, we strive to improve the health status of the communities we serve because we recognize that the care we provide through our hospitals and partner companies reaches far beyond the boundaries of our facilities. To do this, we offer events, classes and support groups through each of our hospitals to keep people informed about health and wellness.

Below are a selection of our upcoming classes & events. Be sure to check out all of our events by visiting

Total Joint Replacement

Learn the latest in diagnosis and treatment options for hip and knee replacement.
Apr. 2, 2–3 p.m.
Raritan Bay —Old Bridge, 2 Hospital Plaza, Human Motion Institute, Ste. 101
To register call 1-800-560-9990.

Stop the Bleed

Nationwide campaign teaches life-saving techniques.
Apr. 3, 4:30–6 p.m.
HackensackUMC Fitness and Wellness* 87 Route 17 North
To register call 551-996-2672.


Learn your risk for heart attack and stroke. Includes carotid artery ultrasound, heart rhythm, blood pressure and screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral artery disease (PAD). Receive a color report of your findings, educational material and a consultation with a registered nurse. Registration is required. Special Rate: $49.95

Apr. 3, 1–7:30 p.m.
Tilton Fitness, Hazlet

Apr. 11, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Jackson Conf. Ctr.

Apr. 25, 1–7:30 p.m.
Tilton Fitness, Manahawkin

To register call 1-800-560-9990.

Aberdeen Health & Wellness Fair

Apr. 6, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Matawan Regional High School, 450 Atlantic Ave., Aberdeen
To register call 1-800-560-9990.

Baby Expo

Learn everything that is baby friendly in Pascack Valley— maternity tours, local vendors, and meet with our staff!
Apr. 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Pascack Valley Medical Center, Community Conference Room
To register call 877-848-WELL (9355).

Palisades Park Health & Wellness

Apr. 6, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Lindbergh School, 401 Glen Ave., Palisades Park
No registration required.

Managing Chronic Pain

Speaker: Jagjeet Singh, M.D.
Apr. 10, 11 a.m.–Noon
Tilton Fitness, Brick
To register call 1-800-560-9990.

Healthy Choices

For moms and their 6th, 7th and 8th grade daughters to learn about healthy choices.
Apr. 10, 5–9 p.m.
Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Dr., Little Egg Harbor
To register call 1-800-560-9990.

Breast Health: Early Detection

Learn the latest breast health information, including risk factors, prevention, treatment options and the importance of mammograms.
Apr. 10, 11 a.m.–Noon
Edison Public Library, N. Edison Branch, 777 Grove Ave.

Apr. 15, 11 a.m.–Noon
Edison Public Library, Main Branch, 340 Plainfield Ave.

Apr. 23, 11 a.m.–Noon
Edison Public Library, Clara Barton Branch, 141, 2600 Hoover Ave.

To register call 732-287-2298, ext. 2.

Find Your Way to a Healthy Heart

Learn relaxation techniques with guided imagery to help improve heart health.
Apr. 17, 11 a.m.–Noon
Riverview Medical Center, Jane H. Booker Community Rm.
To register call 1-800-560-9990.

Head, Neck and Oral Cancer

Learn the risks and treatments available. Free screenings.
Speaker: Kenneth Newkirk, M.D.
Apr. 18, 5:30–7 p.m.
Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Ctr. at Freehold Raceway Mall
To register call 1-800-560-9990.

The Teaching Kitchen Series: The MIND Diet

Combining the Mediterranean and DASH diets for brain health.
Apr. 17 & 24, 12–1:30 p.m.
Hackensack UMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants
87 Route 17 North
To register call 551-996-2038.

Woman to Woman: Inspiring Better Health

Learn the latest diverse women’s health issues and an opportunity to speak one-on-one with various experts.
Apr. 20, 9–11 a.m.
Glen Ridge Country Club, 555 Ridgewood Ave., Glen Ridge
To register call 1-888-973-4674.

Joyful Heart Tea

Enjoy light refreshments as we discuss how to keep your heart healthy.
Speaker: Cathie Mancuso, M.D.
Apr. 29, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Hackensack Meridian Community Resource Ctr. at Freehold Raceway Mall
To register call 1-800-560-9990.